Tag Archives: love

Review: Within a Budding Grove by Marcel Proust.

In Search of Lost Time is still my favorite novel. And, I have to say, while Within A Budding Grove is certainly a suggestive and metaphorical and lovely title, I feel that the more recent translation’s title is more keeping … Continue reading

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Review: Cleopatra by Stacy Schiff

I borrowed this book from the Erie County Public Library as an audio book to make my drive from Iowa home more pleasant. Cleopatra was an interesting lady. She was Queen of Egypt and managed to ensnare two of the … Continue reading

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I woke up singing this song

I can’t think of a better way to wake up on a day you are working on a talk. by

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Sing we… Hark the Bells!

I found this looking for something else but I really enjoy it Also, Happy Birthday, Beth! by

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You tell ’em, Burl Ives

I love this song and while walking across campus while it snowed this tune popped into my head. by

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Gratuituous Cat Picture Friday: They’re Helping

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Gratuitous Cat Picture Friday: Kitty and the sampler pack

Kitty and the sampler pack, a photo by FilmnoirKate on Flickr. A little over a year ago I ended up as a surprise cat sitter for a couple of my friends. Their original cat sitter received some extra funding that … Continue reading

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Gratuitous Cat Picture Friday: Not My Cat in My Sweater

In order to finish my first sweater, I had to go get help from The Fabulous Melissa. She helped me figure out how the wrap was supposed to lay so that I can sew on the buttons and then sew … Continue reading

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Review: Looking for Alaska

After following John Green on twitter and tumblr because I enjoy his commentary, I decided that I should probably give the novelist a go and pick up one of his books. I decided to start with his debut novel Looking … Continue reading

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Merry Christmas

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